Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

California launches statewide homelessness data platform

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Officials said they hope the new data warehouse will allow them to better understand — and ameliorate — the state's homelessness crisis.

County & Local

Want to be data-driven? Don't fear failure, county official says

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Pima County, Arizona, overcame its data habits, and yours can too, said Scott Zufelt, deputy director of the county’s Office of Data Analytics.

State

Oregon lawmakers want to improve human trafficking reporting

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Workers at bars and hotels would be required to report suspected cases of human trafficking — a modest measure for the fastest-growing criminal enterprise.

State

Vermont is modernizing its IT with ‘capability tiers’

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Vermont Chief Technology Officer Mark Combs said the state's breaking down many "monolithic" applications to standardize functionality across the enterprise.

State

Hawaii could have a vaccine passport by summer, officials say

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Hawaii state officials said they're piloting technology developed by Clear and CommonPass that's been in development since October.

State

Remote work works — now fix the culture, CIOs tell NASCIO

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

State CIO surveys on workforce in 2020 and 2021 show no resistance to remote work, only a concern with developing healthy workplace cultures.

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